Posts Tagged "landlord"

Eviction Case: Timeline In Massachusetts

Eviction Case: Timeline In Massachusetts

The Massachusetts tenant has a right to an eviction case per case law and M.G.L. c.186 and c.239, except for rare circumstances like a police raid – covered instead by M.G.L. c.139 s.19. Merely changing the locks or using other “self-help” Learn more

5 Things Your Landlord Doesn’t Want You To Know

Attorney Shivick briefly discusses 5 important issues that every Massachusetts residential tenant should know about. In order to obtain legal advice, you must consult a licensed attorney. Nothing in this video is a valid substitute for consulting with a licensed Learn more

MA Tenants: Quiet Enjoyment & Bad Conditions: Tenant Rights Under Massachusetts Law

Attorney Shivick discusses Apartment Warranties and tenant rights under Massachusetts law, including Implied Warranty of Habitability and Covenant of Quiet Enjoyment. In order to obtain legal advice, you must consult a licensed attorney. Nothing in this video is a valid Learn more

MA Tenant Anti-Retaliation Laws: Tenant Rights Under Massachusetts Law

Attorney Shivick discusses issues to consider when facing Retaliation by a Landlord against a Tenant in Massachusetts – as a defense to eviction and/or as a claim against the landlord. In order to obtain legal advice, you must consult a Learn more

Narcissistic or Aloof Massachusetts Landlord May Trigger Quiet Enjoyment and Anti-Retaliation Statutes

There is a constant whine in Massachusetts akin to the Taos hum.  It appears on further inspection to be Massachusetts landlords continually griping about the alleged unfairness of Massachusetts landlord-tenant law – despite winning the supermajority of judgments in eviction Learn more